Khanty Mythology

Khanty Mythology

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Kulemzin, Vladislav M. & al.
Khanty Mythology. Eds. Vladimir Napolskikh, Anna-Leena Siikala & Mihály Hoppál
Akadémiai Kiadó. Finnish Literature Society
SKS erillisjulkaisuja. Encyclopaedia of Uralic Mythologies 2
s.l. 2006, 241 pp.


The Encyclopaedia of Uralic Mythologies offers a comparative base for the study of the roots and present forms of Finno-Ugrian and Samoyedic mythologies and ethnic religions. The peoples speaking the Uralic languages are indigenous peoples of Northern Eurasia in the territory extending from Fennoscandia to the Taimyr Peninsula. Mythology is understood in a broad sense, including not only myths proper but also information about religious beliefs, connected rituals, the sphere of magic and its specialists.

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ISBN 963-05-8284-8
ISSN 1588-5216